Nature is the wealth of the Vanilla Islands.
So ecotourism holidays, Green tourism or eco friendly travel is the best way to enjoy the environment sustainably.
BE AN ECOTOURIST IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
ECOTOURISM IN A WONDERFUL NATURE
An incredible biodiversity : the fauna and flora of the Vanilla Islands are particularly rich. Observe the endemic species of the Comoros and Madagascar as the smallest lemur – the mouse lemur – the fossa or sea turtles. Discover the wildlife in nature as an ecotourist to discover the benefits of ecotourism.
Nights in ecolodges or rural cottages in the most beautiful places, closer to nature and inhabitants of the islands. The vanilla islands are also ecotourism destinations. Travel to natural areas while helping the environmental conservation.
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM ANS PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL LIFE
Ecotourism in indian ocean means integrating into local life, local communities and avoiding mass tourism. Meet your hosts and share with them. Discover their daily life and their traditions through friendly workshops. This is an environmental and cultural awareness.
The best way to enjoy the Vanilla Islands : sustainable tourism for a long-term satisfaction
In the indian ocean, discover the Vanilla Islands off the beaten track. For this in mind, choose ecotourism holidays to discover this wonderful world in a different way. Sustainable tourism revives an idea of travel, respectful of nature, endemism and its inhabitants. Travel to natural environments in national parks and protected areas being aware that these rich ecosystems are also fragile. However, the goal of ecotourism is to welcome visitors in these delicate environments while respecting their delicate balance. This is why these green tourism initiatives raise awareness about the preservation of these delicate environments and support actions for sustainable development and sustainable travel.
Be guided in a luxuriant nature and take part in the actions of protection of the mangrove. Even more, meet the people of the different islands and their cultures. Alternatively, visit UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Royal Citadel of Rova Ambohimanga or the iconic Baobab Alley. As green tourism means meeting with the inhabitants and sharing special moments, you have the choice. Visits, workshops, you can now better understand their cultures and their daily lives. Then you have the opportunity to discover and learn traditional recipes.
Ecotourism activities :
- Discover sea turtle nesting beaches and watch baby turtles hatch.
- Observe endemic species of Comoros: mammals and birds.
- Restore a mangrove with a local association in Morondava.
- Trail in beautiful park and rest in a rural farm in Madagascar.
- Visit Tsingy and the Alley of Baobabs.
- Cooking workshop in Reunion.
- Learn traditional Malagasy recipes.
- Hiking in Madagascar rainforests
DISCOVER INTER ISLANDS COMBINATIONS
NATURE AND CULTURE AT ITS BEST
Volcans, cirques et lagons
From the Moon Islands to Paradise Island /16 day
From the lagoon island to the continental island : biodiversity and culture
Eco-discovery of “The Sisters”
From the Mayotte lagoon to the Tsingy of Ankarana
Enjoy environmentally-friendly discoveries and total relaxation in the “home of vanilla”
From the “Intense Island” to the Vanilla Coast
From the Moon Islands to Paradise Island /17 day
The incredible island with a wealth of flora and fauna
From the Piton de la Fournaise volcano to the Mahorais lagoon
Nature & Culture, in all its splendour
From Karthala volcano to Mahorais lagoon
From the slopes of Piton de la Fournaise to the continent’s eastern forests
From the mainland to the jewel of the Indian Ocean